About us

The QRM Institute is an international network of organizations who work together to spread Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) to as many companies and professionals as possible. The QRM Institute organizes workshops and conferences, provides educational materials and certifications, conducts research and publishes articles.

We are proud to announce that Dr. Rajan Suri, founder of Quick Response Manufacturing, has agreed to serve as Special Advisor to the QRM Institute Board.

Dr. Suri is Emeritus Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his Bachelors degree from Cambridge University (England) and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. Rajan founded the Center for Quick Response Manufacturing and served as its director from 1993 to 2007. More than 200 companies have worked with the Center on understanding and implementing QRM strategies. Rajan has published four books on QRM as well as numerous articles in professional and academic journals.